Category: Concert Reviews

July 9, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Mary’s Underground, June 19 8.5/10 The more ambitious the project, the more Chris Cody rises in stature. Following hard on the heels of his Astrolabe suite (a musical account of the navigator La Perouse), Cody has now viewed the last 18 months through a prism of how we respond to…

July 8, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Blue Mountains Theatre, June 13 6/10 This was a curious aesthetic choice. Where Ed Kuepper has often disguised his voice’s relatively narrow range by colouring it in different instrumental ways, here the default context was loud. As in LOUD. The extreme volume from his distortion-tortured electric guitar smothered his singing…

June 12, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Verbrugghen Hall, May 30 7/10 You have to squint pretty hard to see any sort of silver lining for live music amidst the pandemic, but here was one. COVID drove the New York-based Linda May Han Oh (bassist of choice for guitarist Pat Metheny, trumpeter Dave Douglas and guitarist Joe…